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CDC: Fully Vaccinated People Can Travel Again

Travelers walk through the United Airlines terminal at O'Hare International Airport on April 12, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. United Airlines has been criticized in recent days after airport police officers physically removed passenger Dr. David Dao from his seat and dragged him off the airplane, after he was requested to give up his seat for United Airline crew members on a flight from Chicago to Louisville, Kentucky Sunday night. / AFP PHOTO / Joshua LOTT (Photo credit should read JOSHUA LOTT/AFP via Getty Images)

The CDC has issued new guidelines for travel, with good news for Americans who have been fully vaccinated.

The agency says vaccinated people can travel “at low risk to themselves” as long as precautions like mask-wearing are followed. International travelers should still get tested before and after returning to the U.S.

However, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walansky still recommends against travel due to the uncertainty of rising coronavirus cases.

‘Fully vaccinated’ means at least two weeks have passed since your final scheduled vaccine dose.

Do you plan on traveling once you’re fully vaccinated? What trips did you have to miss out on last year?


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